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Tender Prey
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Description: It was Tender Prey that raised the delightfully unlikely specter of Nick Cave the pop star. What was even better was that the song that damn near did it--"The Mercy Seat"--was an epic litany relating the thoughts of a condemned prisoner awaiting his walk to the electric chair. "The Mercy Seat" is Cave and his Bad Seeds at their best: the former leavening his mordant tale with grim wit ("A ragged cup, a twisted mop . . . the face of Jesus in my soup"), the latter conjuring an appropriately demented squall of electric guitars and violins. Tender Prey was a massively important album for Cave: for the f ... (more)
Manufacturer: Mute U.S.
Release date: 28 July 1992
EAN: 0724596105924 UPC: 724596105924
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"12/10/18 Year: 1988 Genre: Post-Punk Sunday's Slave"

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"TENDER PREY (1988) NICK CAVE and the BAD SEEDS Review coming soon... FAV TRACKS: "The Mercy Seat"; "City of Refuge"; "Up Jumped the Devil"; "Mercy"; "Sunday's Slave"; "Deanna" "

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